Fox and Rourke became close friends on the set of their forthcoming movie, in which she is playing a winged girl who is saved from exploitation by Rourke’s character.
And the Irish American actress has nothing but admiration for her 'genuine and sweet' co-star and admits she can’t comprehend the reason for him being childless at the age of 57.
'Mickey is such a beautiful, wonderful human being. He’s so genuine and so sweet and so talented. I just love him to death. I kept telling him that he needs to have kids, because I think he’s going to be an amazing dad. I hope he does that soon,' Fox told the press this week.
Rourke is currently dating the Russian model Anastasia Makarenko.